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Ms. Hoda from New York NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning To Read, Write And Play In Kindergarten

My students need a wide variety of motivating resources such as journals to increase literacy skills and puzzles to motivate my students' achievement.

  • $991 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in my classroom present as atypical learners on the autism spectrum. They are extremely bright, but tend to learn atypically. These young learners are very curious and enjoy a wide variety of learning experiences.

The right resources have the ability to captivate their interests and increase focus for longer periods of time.

They are also very young and thus, they have a great deal of energy. In order to motivate them, a variety of experiences and activities must be available throughout the day.

These wonderful children learn primarily through exploration using visual, hands-on materials. It is my goal to move my students to more inclusive settings and the ability to sit and read, is an important step in moving the children to a less restrictive environment.

My Project

I am requesting books, writing journals, writing and art supplies, puzzles and classroom materials that are engaging and developmentally appropriate for my students. The majority of my students are on the Autism spectrum or have other speech and language delays. Many of them will be in a school setting for their first time.

In order for my students to learn and progress, their classroom activities must be engaging and developmentally appropriate.

These reading, writing and art materials will help my students focus and learn about various topics and literacy themes. All of my students are capable of learning literacy at varying levels. I am confident that many will learn to read words both by phonetically decoding and through repetition of sight words. Others may learn to label pictures or engage in a read aloud appropriately.

Not only will these materials help my students sit and learn academic skills, but they will help increase social skills because they will be sitting next to one another, speaking to each other and sharing. The benefits of highly motivating reading, writing and play materials are countless and especially important for my atypical learners.

Ms. Hoda
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA960X - Lakeshore Storytelling Kits - Set 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $169.00 1 $169.00
HP 902XL/902 High Yield Black and Standard C/M/Y Color Ink Cartridges (T0A39AN#140), Combo 4/Pack • Staples Advantage $71.99 2 $143.98
GA328 - Learning to Get Along® Book Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $95.50 1 $95.50
GG184 - Sight-Word Daily Activity Journal - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 2 $69.98
DD972 - Phonics Interactive Journal - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $37.99 1 $37.99
AA182 - My Picture-Word Journal - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
ZZ174 - Stack & Build Soft Blocks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.95 1 $29.95
TT794GR - Store-It-All Rotating Caddy - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
TT794YE - Store-It-All Rotating Caddy - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
TT794RD - Store-It-All Rotating Caddy - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
TT794BU - Store-It-All Rotating Caddy - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
LA649 - Lakeshore Puzzle Rack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
BG507 - Best-Buy Book Bags - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 1 $10.99
PP212 - Boat Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
PP208 - Vegetable Garden Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
PP202 - Castle Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
PP203 - Shapes Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
PP204 - Community Helpers Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
PP205 - Transportation Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
PP206 - Space Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
PP207 - Fruit Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
PP198 - Butterfly Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
PP200 - Train Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
LL112BU - Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $5.59 1 $5.59
LL112VT - Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Purple • Lakeshore Learning Materials $5.59 1 $5.59
LL112RD - Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $5.59 1 $5.59
LL112RG - Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $5.59 1 $5.59
LL112YE - Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $5.59 1 $5.59
LL112GR - Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $5.59 1 $5.59

Materials cost

$799.77

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$841.77

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$148.55

Total project goal

$990.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$990.32

7 Donors

-$901.62

Donations toward project cost

-$841.77

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.85

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$88.70

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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